On 31 March, the remarkable Modelling School for People with Special Needs in Tomsk will hold its third casting session.
Around 400 delegates are expected including representatives of 41 ethnic minorities representing around a quarter of a million people.
This famous ballet troupe toured the UK, becoming unique cultural ambassadors and putting their native Krasnoyarsk on the map in the West.
This is the first picture of how a stylish 'ancient Egyptian' necklace was discovered in the heart of Siberia.
Meet our unique Siberian love child, a female cross between a lion and a tigress, and the undisputed star of Novosibirsk Zoo.